I think I need to give up Tomatoes

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UploadedDecember 27, 2009
TakenDecember 28, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/100 sec at f/10
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Focal Length28 mm
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  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Yah it looks like you do need to give up tomatoes! LOL!

  • Gary Benefield

    Gary Benefield gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Nah... they off set the poisons emitted from the burning duct tape

  • Gary Benefield

    Gary Benefield said (27 Dec 2009):

    they levels of wrong are awesome, can't stop looking at it

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (27 Dec 2009):

    tomatoes are definitely wicked!

    nice photo and funny take on the theme!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Yep.., got to watch those tomatoes ;)

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Those damned addictive cherry tomatoes. Sure they taste good at first...

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    hahahaha, and who do the salem? you, joe is a very resourceful person. I bet that is why there is a tomato, you eat the tomatoes, then you can have an ashtray later, lol!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    You are very funny - tomatoes can be addictive, they are for me.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Killer entry.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    I am with you here. Tomatoes it will be !!!!!!!!!!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Great image for the theme!! Great work!!!!

  • Gino Biancaniello

    Gino Biancaniello gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    great work

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Tomatoes rank right up there with Rocky Patel Vintage 1990, but hey! Follow your wife's advice; I always do! 8-) Terrific photo, Joe!

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Tomatoes are evil!!! :-)

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Well done, Joe!

  • Mike Olbinski

    Mike Olbinski gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    OMG, this is too funny! Love the shot!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    LOL!! Do you pop one while smoking a Salem? Great shot and entry!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    EXACTLY what the editors here are looking for!! Offbeat, funny, extremely well lit and captured, Joe!! AAA+++

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Yeah them maters are so bad. Nice shot and take on theme. dp

  • Tracy Caballero

    Tracy Caballero gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Yes I would give up tomoatoes also. Lol

  • Jacquie Gibson

    Jacquie Gibson (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Blurghhhh! Great idea and well taken.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Too funny Joe!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jamie Nardoni

    Jamie Nardoni (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    yuk!!! funny with the tomatoes though hehe

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    LOL...tomatoes are acidic, alkaline is the way to go hmm,,is all that alkaline? lol...Very original and great take on the entry

  • Adrian Reilly

    Adrian Reilly said (28 Dec 2009):

    LOL @ the anti humour my Auntie always told me tomatoes made your face red, she was always on the juice lol :-)

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    ha..good 1...I thougt they were mints to cure cigar halitosis...

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    My kind of guy, Joe! ROFLOL!!!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    LOL!!!! yes the tomatoes are bad!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Lol I nearly choked laughing at this Joe..

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Wise choice :)

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    perfect entry!!!

  • Denise Male

    Denise Male said (28 Dec 2009):

    That's it..new year's resolution...you have inspired me to give up tomatoes :)

  • sarah trafton

    sarah trafton (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    awesome! love the cork. merry new year joe and stefi!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    lol, great shot.... lol,,,

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    LOL - you are TOO MUCH! happy new year!

  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) said (29 Dec 2009):

    Without the bad tomatoes it will be an absolute healthy new year! Great! :-)

  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    great idea and composition, who needs tomatoes when you got a good smoke...

  • Marela

    Marela gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    so cool..i like the lighting and the msg, very creative

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Yeah, I would. Those little red things can't be good for you! R

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    My husband used to be a cigarette smoker but he quit smoking several years ago...However he replaced cigarettes with chewing tobacco which is addicting also:) Good luck on your New Year's resolution, Joe and I hope you quit smoking and stay healthy.

  • Melissa Ott

    Melissa Ott gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    haha clever :-)

  • bonnie pelton

    bonnie pelton gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    great shot !

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Ha! That is too funny Joe! Yes, please give up those killer tomatoes!

  • Cindy Mikulski

    Cindy Mikulski gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Honestly, I can't stop laughing, this is hilarious........oh yea, the photo is great, but the idea is awesome.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Very original! Well done.

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Excellent entry, Joe!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Yes you need to seek help...LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grear!!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    One of the cleverest entries I've seen, but, then, I would expect nothing less from you, dear Joe....! ;)

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    WHATEVER you do, do not give up the cork. :) Look at these comments!!!!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    good luck with those tomatoes Joe and Happy new Year!

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Happy New Year Joe!!!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Happy New Year, Joe. very appetizing...perhaps a little tomato flavored cigar butts for dinner?

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    Yummy, tobacco salad

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    No no not the tomatoes!! lol

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    well... i think you would have to give up the maters... i'm sure they spoil the taste of those tasty cigars... cherry flavored tobacco, perhaps? AND fyi... duct tape is very addictive in parts of Texas and Louisana...

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    Perfect shot!! GOOD!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    LOL!!! I gave up tomatoes the first time I had one. LOL!!!! Great entry!

  • dana io

    dana io gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    very photogenic vices! : )

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) said (2 Jan 2010):

    Just checking in, my friend, to see if you are still eating tomatoes?

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    HaHa, that lycopene in tomatoes is highly addictive. Excellent concept

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Comical. Well done. Suggest however, that you stick to tomatoes.

  • Liam Hildebrand

    Liam Hildebrand said (2 Jan 2010):

    Love the duct tape on the ashtray.

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Hahahaha! I love this! The title cracked me up, too!

  • Sheila

    Sheila (Deleted) gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    LOL!!! Yep, you definitely need to get rid of those nasty tomatoes---they make you smell yucky! ;-)

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    LOL!!! I've heard just how BAD they can be :) Great Shot!!

  • Debby Adler

    Debby Adler gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    I hear crack helps with the tomato come-down

  • Laura Hartley

    Laura Hartley said (3 Jan 2010):

    Wonderfully beautiful and quirky take on the deadly nightshade!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Laura Hartley

    Laura Hartley gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    BTW - you need a new ashtray!!!!!!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo said (4 Jan 2010):

    wel done!!

  • Roger L. Blease

    Roger L. Blease gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Vegetables are the Devil's work. Cool shot!

  • anna b

    anna b said (4 Jan 2010):

    Salem & Ceegars - Tomatoes & Duct Tape, nice analogies. Well done sir!

  • Lynne Macgregor

    Lynne Macgregor (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2010):


  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    LOL. Very creative take on this theme.

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    cool shot

  • Rebecca Sheehan

    Rebecca Sheehan gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    i love tomatoes.... very addicting

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Good idea!!!

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Love it!

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Great shot, and such warm, rich colors! Had to laugh at the vices!!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    We call it "Quit" Downunder Joe, not the tomatoes:)

  • Jenny Murphy

    Jenny Murphy gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    LOL!!!! great title!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    Tomatoes can be hazardous to your health! You can never trust them!

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (24 Jan 2010):


  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    this is so funny. Great shot

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (28 Jan 2010):

    I'm laughing OUT LOUD ! OMG !

  • Chloe' Hoffschildt

    Chloe' Hoffschildt (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):


  • Nancy Spencer

    Nancy Spencer gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Very clever - the shadowing really adds to the picture

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner said (21 Feb 2010):

    Thanks for a good laugh Joe

    Yeah I think I'd smoke a little more and toss those unhealthy tomatoes in the trash.

    Got any Winstons ?

    Cool shot my friend !!

  • Luke Everett

    Luke Everett gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    GREAT!!!! Title makes this simply hilarious.....

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    Brilliant :))

  • Bill Bungard

    Bill Bungard   gave props (29 Mar 2010):

    Got a laugh from me (a cigar smoker)..... :-)

  • Baylee Sharp

    Baylee Sharp (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2010):

    Caption is hilarious! Awesome picture!

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